Manuscript addressed from "New York City 20 Nassau St"
Attached to manuscript following autograph are two small slips of paper, one bearing the typeset name "Marquand", and the other reading, in typeset red ink, "Address P. O. Box No. 888."
Josiah P. Marquand notifies William Lloyd Garrison that he has in his possession the stereotype plate for "True Rest", and has circulated some "30 to 40" of them in the "large cities". Marquand informs Garrison that of the 6000 printed in the previous fall, there remain only 30 copies. Marquand writes Garrison inquiring if he might be able to proffer some means of assistance to ensure that they will be able to print 2000-3000 additional copies of this work for distribution. Marquand inquires of the current state of affairs and whereabouts of their mutual friend George Benson